For a Lewis & Clark wilderness experience visit Idaho

Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, We’ve been anticipating a trip into the “Wild West” for years and now are on our way from our home in St. Louis, the first gateway to the West. What would you suggest for a “don’t miss” driving tour where we can experience the wildness firsthand? —Bev and Don Hi Bev…

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Guided RV tours and caravans

By Deanna Tolliver Our readers have spoken out about RV Tours: “I’m currently on a Yankee Tours caravan through the Canadian Maritime including Newfoundland and Labrador. Great tour!” “We did a Passport America Caravan last year and really enjoyed it…… All the routes, planning and reservations are made by the organizer which makes the whole idea of traveling much less…

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Destination: the Amana Colonies

by Deanna Tolliver Imagine this: a slowly meandering river lined with tall overhanging trees, a patchwork of small family farms, and gentle hills with lovely views. Quick—where are you? Iowa! Yep, it’s not all corn and soybeans. This particular landscape I’ve described is what you’ll find if you visit the Amana Colonies, located along the Iowa River in the southeastern…

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Some RV guided tours you might like

By Deanna Tolliver Our readers have spoken out about RV Tours: “I’m currently on a Yankee Tours caravan through the Canadian Maritime including Newfoundland and Labrador. Great tour!” “We did a Passport America Caravan last year and really enjoyed it…… All the routes, planning and reservations are made by the organizer which makes the whole idea of traveling much less…

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Desert wildflowers are already beginning to bloom

By Bob Difley Spring is a snowbird’s delight – not only does the cold give way to the warmer weather, the desert itself changes “color.” Newcomers are amazed as seemingly “drab” desert is transformed by technicolor wildflowers. How is it possible? Hundreds of thousands of seeds lay dormant beneath the barren surface waiting patiently – sometimes for years – for…

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Where and how to find Southwestern desert wildflowers

Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, We’ve been traveling throughout the Mojave and Sonora deserts of Southern California and Arizona this winter and are now excited about seeing the wildflowers that are starting to bloom. The problem is, we don’t know where to look. Can you advise? Thanks. —Rob and Eileen  Hi Rob and Eileen,  As you…

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